On 2019-02-17 02:23, Shakti Kumar wrote: > On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 at 6:44 AM Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> > wrote: > >> I'm pleased to announce the immediate availability of Python 2.7.16 >> release candidate 1. This is a prerelease for yet another bug fix release >> in the Python 2.7.x series. It includes over 100 fixes over Python 2.7.15. >> See the changelog at > > >> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/python/cpython/baacaac06f93dd624c9d7b3bac0e13fbe34f2d8c/Misc/NEWS.d/2.7.16rc1.rst > > (Clipped for brevity) > >> >> <https://raw.githubusercontent.com/python/cpython/baacaac06f93dd624c9d7b3bac0e13fbe34f2d8c/Misc/NEWS.d/2.7.16rc1.rst> >> If all goes according to plan, Python 2.7.16 final will be released on >> March 2. > > >> Just a small doubt (out of curiosity), python 2.7 is nearing end of > support right? > Support by the Python Software Foundation for Python 2.7 will end on 1 January 2020.